This weekend I have the honor of being part of the School Library Journal Summit in St. Paul, Minnesota. Surrounded by amazing teacher librarians, publishers, thought leaders, and friends is wonderful in itself, but being asked to be part of a new conversation started by Capstone Library and School Library Journal makes it even sweeter.
David Samuelson, general manager from Capstone Library, and Rebecca Miller, editorial editor of School Library Journal and Library Journal, kicked off our day by telling us about this new conversation focused around the changing role of the school librarian.
We, as teacher librarians, need to embrace the importance of this for ourselves, our school communities, and most of all the young people we work with everyday.
All of us can be part of this conversation by using and following #SchoolLibrariesMatter on Twitter. I can't wait to see where this goes and the difference that it will make.